The 28th Airport Council International (ACI) World Annual General Assembly (WAGA) held on 20 June in Brussels, Belgium, approved Resolutions committing ACI to maximizing the contributions of airports to maintaining and developing a safe, secure, environmentally sustainable, and customer-centric aviation system worldwide.
The WAGA unanimously approved the six Resolutions:
- Resolution No. 1: An effective approach to cyber security
- Resolution No. 2: Upholding United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure
- Resolution No. 3: Encouraging airports to take action on resilience and adaptation to climate change
- Resolution No. 4: Urging member airports to submit safety data to ACI
- Resolution No. 5: Appreciation for the ACI Fund Council founders and Council Members
- Resolution No. 6: Appreciation for Host (Brussels Airport).
“Our Assembly Resolutions advance ACI’s initiatives by setting out its aims and objectives on subjects of immediate concern to the world’s airport industry,” said Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World. “Our members were proactive in telling us their interests and sharing their concerns. This year’s Resolutions put a particular focus on evolving and emerging threats that could become impediments to the airport industry meeting the ever-increasing air service demand.
“As the voice of the world’s airports, ACI World is the only organization that can bring together airports, large and small, from all regions to agree on strong measures to address the issues that affect us all,” said Bongani Maseko, Chair, ACI World. “I would like to thank ACI Member airports for their collective response and commitment to act on these pressing issues and I pledge airports to continue to approach our common industry concerns in the future in a collaborative and transparent manner,” he added.
The 28th ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition held in Brussels, Belgium, 18-20 June 2018, saw a record breaking attendance. Hosted by Brussels Airport Company, the event attracted over 800 delegates from 70 countries.